DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is the latest installment in Taito's DARIUS series of arcade-style shooting games. Blast hordes of alien sea-monsters, and blaze your own trail through branching environments.
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Release Date: Dec 3, 2015

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October 20

WARNING! A HUGE SALE IS APPROACHING FAST!

Degica is proud to announce that this weekend is the very first Degica Weekend Sale and that means all your favourite Degica games are on offer at never before seen discounts!

http://store.steampowered.com/sale/degica/

What that means is that alongside our other great games, which include numerous classic shooters and more, DariusBurst CS and all its DLC is on sale at unbeatable prices. Darius Odyssey's contents have been upgraded to higher resolution and the Taito and Sega packs are on sale too. What better way to prepare for the Cave DLC which is on its way soon?

Giveaway!
We’re also running a giveaway this weekend with $1000 in Steam Wallet Codes up for grabs! You can get all of details and enter here: http://promo.degicagames.com/weekend-deal-giveaway/

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September 1

Steam Shmups Sale, Two Triangle Service Bundles, and an ESCHATOS Contest!

The Steam Shmups Sale is on now, we've got two new Triangle Service bundles, and we're holding an ESCHATOS contest!



Triangle Service Bundles
First, here are the bundles. Make sure to get them while the sale is going on! The individual games and their OSTs are on sale too!...

Triangle Service Shmups Collection
http://store.steampowered.com/bundle/1293/
This is all of our Triangle Service games and their soundtracks in one bundle!

Shooting Love 20XX
http://store.steampowered.com/bundle/1248/
This is all four of our Shooting Love 20XX games and their soundtracks in one bundle!

Additional Sales
Second, our other shmups on sale!...

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ESCHATOS Contest
Finally, we have an ESCHATOS contest! Here's the details...



Good luck on the contest!

That's it for now. It's almost too much!... almost!

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Reviews

“However you choose to play, whether all or in part, alone or in a group, DBCS is a product of exceptional grace. Cinematic and grandiose, the hypnotic flow of its stages and the dynamism of your weaponry is only upstaged by its set-piece bosses. From giant mechanised crabs and hulking sea turtles to formidable stingrays, swordfish and golden lobsters, each battle is positively majestic.”
Recommended – Eurogamer

“DariusBurst Chronicle Saviours is the best entry in the storied shoot ‘em up genre in years.”
4/5 – We Got This Covered

“A slice of heaven for shmup fans everywhere. Controller support, Steam cloud saves, 3000+ stages, 4 play co-op support, dual monitor and wide screen support and much much more. I can't put this game down, it's that much fun and it's that good.”
9/10 – The Outer Haven

About This Game

WARNING!! DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is approaching fast!



DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is the latest installment in Taito's DARIUS series of arcade-style shooting games. Blast hordes of alien sea-monsters, and blaze your own trail through branching environments.

Features:
  • The richest content in the Darius series: all the arcade content from Another Chronicle EX (AC), plus the all-new Chronicle Saviours (CS) Mode.
  • In AC Mode, you have multiple modes: Original, Original EX, and Chronicle Mode. Original Mode is an authentic recreation of the arcade campaign with its branching levels. Original EX mode is a harder version of the arcade campaign, designed for players that want an extra challenge.
  • Chronicle Mode includes a whopping 3000+ stages that can be unlocked by global players. Each time a world is unlocked by a player on your cabinet*, you get access to it too. Race to save them all!
  • CS Mode is a single player story mode with 200+ stages, spanning the entire timeline of DARIUS history. Revisit classic Darius ships and music in this ultimate fan experience!
  • 9 playable ships to choose from, including Silver Hawk variants from classic Darius games, and a new CS-exclusive ship. Some ships are equipped with powerful Burst weapons, while others have strong base firepower. Pick the playstyle that suits you best, and use your ship’s unique strengths and weaknesses to blast through your enemies.
  • Over 40 enormous aquatic-themed battleships including series favorites like "Great Thing" and "Iron Fossil" as well as new CS-exclusive bosses.
  • A haunting and memorable Zuntata soundtrack, including classic tracks and entirely new compositions. Play it loud for the full Darius experience!
  • Up to 4-player local co-op with unique mechanics like sharable power-ups and Burst weapon combos.
  • Graphical settings for a variety of resolutions in 16:9 and 32:9 aspect ratios—up to 3440 x 1440 resolution.
  • AC Mode supports dual monitors with a 32:9 aspect ratio, and up to 6880 x 1440 resolution. The 32:9 aspect ratio appears letterboxed on single-screen displays to preserve the appearance of the original game. CS Mode is optimized for single-monitor displays to give a larger picture. No matter what your setup, DARIUSBURST CS is a truly massive visual experience!
  • Steam achievements, online leaderboards, and cloud backup saves are supported. Compete to see who can get the best score in each area!

For additional information about Darius lore, game modes, ship types, and more, please visit the Darius website at: http://darius.jp/dbcs/en/

*Here's how the cabinet feature works; when you begin playing DARIUSBURST CS, you'll be assigned a random virtual cabinet. As you complete areas in Chronicle Mode, you'll liberate planets and unlock new areas. Whenever you liberate a world, it will also be unlocked and shared with other players that are in the same cabinet. Compete with other players to see who can clear the most worlds, or see who can get the highest score in each world. It's like a miniature universe that you share with other players!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista/7/8.1/10
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo E6400
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0 Compatible, GeForce 8600GT
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1800 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound-compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: Controller recommended, Monitor over 1280x720 px, refresh rate over 60Hz not supported.
    Recommended:
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0 Compatible, GeForce GT260X or better
    • Additional Notes: Controllers: XInput and DirectInput (Xbox or similar button layout) controllers are supported. XInput controllers are recommended. ** DirectInput controllers with more or fewer buttons might not have an ideal layout. ** Analog Stick buttons (pressing the sticks inward) are not recognized. - - - Dual Monitors: To use dual-screen mode, 2 monitors supporting 1920x1080 are necessary. It is possible to use monitors with a higher resolution, but 2 monitors set to 1920x1080 are recommended. ** Monitors with less than 1080 pixels in vertical resolution are not supported. ** Dual monitors are only supported for AC Mode.

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